13 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

13 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

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13 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

Start: Vancouver
Fly:  19​h
1
Melbourne
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 6 nights
Fly:  18​h
End: Vancouver

5
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Step off the beaten path and head to St Paul's Cathedral and Melbourne Central. Head to Art Gallery of Ballarat and Degraves Streetfor plenty of shopping. Step out of Melbourne to go to Ballarat and see Ballarat Wildlife Park, which is approximately 1h 55 min away. And it doesn't end there: learn about all things military at Shrine of Remembrance, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Melbourne Zoo, don't miss a visit to Flinders Street Station, and see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Melbourne trip builder .

Vancouver, Canada to Melbourne is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) is 18 hours. In June, Melbourne is little chillier than Vancouver - with highs of 16°C and lows of 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Ballarat
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St Paul's Cathedral ©
St Paul's Cathedral
Art Gallery of Ballarat ©
Art Gallery of Ballarat
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance

6
nights
Sydney

Sydney ©
Lent iconic status as a result of its famous bridge and opera house, Sydney has a down-to-earth charm that enhances its spectacular setting and functional efficiency.
Get a sense of the local culture at St. Mary's Cathedral and Darling Harbour. Discover out-of-the-way places like Balmoral Beach, Mosman and Shelly Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Sydney side-trips: Everglades Historic House and Gardens (in Leura), Nan Tien Temple (in Wollongong) and Kiama Blowhole (in Kiama). Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through The Rocks, enjoy the sand and surf at Manly Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi Beach, and pick up some local products at The Rocks Markets.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Sydney trip builder website .

Fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Melbourne in June; daily highs in Sydney reach 21°C and lows reach 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Katoomba, Shelly Beach, Kiama Blowhole, Everglades Historic House and Gardens, Nan Tien Temple
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Balmoral Beach, Mosman ©
Balmoral Beach, Mosman
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

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